Set on a large estate with extensive views over the Crete Senesi and Siena countryside, this villa is just perfect for family reunions or large group of friends. Built in stone and brick, this Tuscany villa consists of a main villa (sleeps 14 people) and a dependence (sleeps 4 people), each complete with a kitchen.
You can also enjoy the common areas around the villa: the swimming-pool, the outdoor for a barbecue, the tennis court and a five-a-side football pitch.
The villa origin was a XII century monastery as it can be clearly noticed from the central cloister modelled by Lorenzo dè Medici whose architecture rules are still visible as the doors on the four sides of the cloister are parallel to the exit doors to the garden so that from this area you have a glimpse on the view and also this system allows the air to circulate preventing from the hot of the summer and making it a pleasantly fresh and restoring place.
Accommodation: This ancient villa consists of a main house and a dependence situated 100 meters away. The property is set in a panoramic position and offers unobstructed views over the surrounding countryside to the town of Siena.
Main Villa, (600m2):ground floor: The entrance leads to a living room with a fireplace, couches, and access to an internal courtyard. There is also a sitting room with access to the garden. The dining room has a table with chairs and the kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, and dishwasher. There is a service bathroom with a toilet, washing machine, and dryer.
First floor: A staircase leads up to a living room with couches, satellite TV, and a computer with internet connection. There are seven bedrooms on this floor. The first double bedroom is a suite with a living area, fireplace, satellite TV, a small room with a piano and ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi tub. The second double bedroom has a fireplace and ensuite bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower. The third double bedroom has ensuite bathroom with shower. The fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh double bedrooms share two bathrooms each with bathtub and handheld shower. All the double beds are 160cm.
Dependence (150m2): This building is situated approximately 100 meters from the Main Villa. Ground floor: There is a living room with couches and satellite TV and a dining area with a fireplace and a table with chairs. The kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, and dishwasher and has access to the outside. There are two double bedrooms and en suite bathroom with shower.
Basement: There is a gym with equipment, a shower, and a sauna. Both the Villa and the Dependence are preciously furnished to offer the special noble atmosphere of the countryside.
Available facilities: Air conditioning (in the bedrooms), heating, fireplace, satellite TV, WI-FI internet connection, fax machine, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, baby bed (upon request), gym, sauna, barbecue, private swimming pool (open beginning of May to the end of September), parking place. Cleaning staff for 3 hours every morning, bed linen changed every 2 days, bath towels changed every day.
Garden & Swimming Pool: The garden is full of plants, trees, and flowers, as well as a large private swimming pool (15m x 7.5m) surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas. There is also an outdoor terrace with a barbecue, tables, and chairs.
Please be aware that the caretakers live in an independent house on the grounds but complete privacy is maintained at all times. There is also an apartment connected to the villa where the maid lives.
Parking is available within the property grounds.
Suggested event for this property: Palio di Siena tickets.
While staying at this property we would like you to consider the possibility to attend the famous Palio di Siena, a world wide renowned event. The Palio takes place twice a year on July 2nd and on August 16. You can contact us to reserve your tickets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 9 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Castiglione della Pescaia 85 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence - Amerigo Vespucci 95 km, Nearest railway: Siena 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (9), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Just two kilometers away is the village of Ville di Corsano where you can find grocery shops, restaurant, and post office.
The highlight of the area, of course, is Siena, which is less than 20 kilometers away. This picturesque city is a wonderfully preserved example of the Tuscan Middle Ages, and a treasure trove of gothic palaces, churches, and museums. It's also well known for its exiting bi-annual bareback horse races, the Palio, held on 2nd July and on 16th August.
From here it is possible to discover the beautiful cities of San Gimignano and Volterra, Montalcino, famous for its wine, the Chianti area and the Val d'Orcia.
Nearest town: Ville di Corsano km 2
Restaurants: Ville di Corsano km 2
Supermarket: Monternoni d'Arbia km 10
Grocery: Ville di Corsano km 2
Shops: Siena km 20
Outlets: Foiano della Chiana km 55
Bank: Ville di Corsano km 2
Post office: Ville di Corsano km 2
Chemistry: Monteroni d'Arbia km 10
Tennis court: in the property
Golf: La Bagnaia km 5
Horse riding: Ville di Corsano km 1
SPA: in the property
Train station: Siena km 20
It was made famous by Brunello, one of the world's best red wines. But Montalcino is also a magnificent city of art which, from its hill, dominates the 3000 hectares of vineyards (1500 for Brunello) that have given it fame and wealth.
Straddled between the basins of the Ombrone and the Orcia, the centre is overlooked by the Fortress built in 1361 to consolidate the fact that Montalcino had become a possession of Siena. A second symbol of Montalcino is the slim tower of the Town Hallbuilt between the 13th and 14th centuries. At the foot of the tower Piazza del Popolo and the Gothic Loggia.
In the historic centre the churches of Sant'Agostino and Sant'Egidio (14th century) are worth a visit, as is the Civic and Diocese Museum which houses Della Robbia terracotta works and paintings and sculptures from the 14th to the 20th century.
Roads winding among vineyards lead to Torrenieri , Sant'Angelo in Colle e Poggio alle Mura. From Castelnuovo dell'Abate you reach the abbey of Sant'Antimo, one of Italy's Romanesque masterpieces.